Fagin's Girl

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Pub Date 03 Mar 2022 | Archive Date 18 Feb 2022
Barrington Stoke, Barrington Stoke 8-12

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Description

Fagin’s infamous gang comes to life once again in this exciting Oliver Twist-inspired adventure from bestselling author Karen McCombie.

Orphan Ettie Shaw is penniless and homeless on the streets of London when she is spotted by her older brother Joe.

Joe has fallen in with a notorious pickpocket gang run by a man called Fagin, and Ettie has to disguise herself as a boy so she can come back with him to Fagin’s lair.

At first Ettie is able to help out with mending and other domestic jobs, but when one of the other boys falls ill, Fagin demands that Ettie go out pickpocketing with Joe and everything goes horribly wrong …

Suitable for readers aged 8+ | Reading age: 8

Fagin’s infamous gang comes to life once again in this exciting Oliver Twist-inspired adventure from bestselling author Karen McCombie.

Orphan Ettie Shaw is penniless and homeless on the streets of...


A Note From the Publisher

Barrington Stoke publishes top-quality short novels by the UK's best writers. Our books are hi-lo (high interest, low ability), meaning the content is appropriate to the age of the reader but the text is edited to suit a lower reading age. This ensures that our books are accessible to all - as a quick engaging win for confident readers and a satisfying achievement for those who have to work harder. For more information on our books, please visit our website: https://www.barringtonstoke.co.uk/

Barrington Stoke publishes top-quality short novels by the UK's best writers. Our books are hi-lo (high interest, low ability), meaning the content is appropriate to the age of the reader but...


Advance Praise

Praise for The Girl with her Head in the Clouds

"McCombie beautifully captures Dolly’s excitement about all of her adventures ... a wonderful message for young readers about living our dreams and defying the expectations of those around us" -- Frances Durkin, author

"An inspiring story … brimming with optimism" -- Roaring Reads

Praise for The Girl with her Head in the Clouds

"McCombie beautifully captures Dolly’s excitement about all of her adventures ... a wonderful message for young readers about living our dreams and...


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ISBN 9781800900554
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